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Carlsbad, California is known for its seven miles of beautiful beaches, great resorts and hotels, LEGOLAND, spas, and home to golf manufacturing titans Callaway, TaylorMade, Cobra and Titilest who are constantly evolving the sport.  Located just minutes from San Diego and 60 miles from Orange County, Carlsbad is an easy destination for great getaways and vacations.

A stay in Carlsbad can be memorable no matter the property or family age; Cape Rey Resort & Spa offers families direct beach access, while Omni La Costa Resort and Spa boasts the Kidtopia Club program, where kids take part in unique night camp programs and interactive sea-themed games. Park Hyatt Aviara Resort & Spa caters to kids of all ages with its Camp Hyatt activities like beach volleyball and Batiquitos Lagoon nature walks. The Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, adjacent to LEGOLAND, offers families a private entrance to the park. The Carlsbad by the Sea Resort is located just across the street from Carlsbad Premium Outlets and rooms overlooking the garden courtyard.

Carlsbad BeachesOther top family attractions include the Museum of Making Music, Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center, Leo Carrillo Ranch and an endless array of cycling, surfing, birding and beach fun. Clean, uncrowded beaches are perfect for surfing and sandcastle-building with kids. Restaurants and hotels in Carlsbad are some of California’s most family-friendly.  West Inn & Suites was named among the top-10 family-friendly properties in the world on TripAdvisor in 2013. But, don’t forget families’ best friend! Carlsbad offers pet-friendly hotels, shops, restaurants and unique services including doggie menus, fashion shows, dog parks and pet-friendly beaches.